Hosted by Guizhou Prison Administration Bureau and Guiyang Confucius Academy, “Benevolence in Guizhou” 2019 of Confucius Academy’s traditional cultural charity event was officially launched on November 7. The event will extend from November to December, covering eight prisons in Guizhou, where lectures on traditional culture and public welfare will be held for tens of thousands of prisoners and learning materials such as books on traditional culture and public welfare will be distributed to enrich the prison reading resources, aiming to popularize the traditional cultural quintessence and achieve continuous indoctrination.
The first stop was Guizhou Jiaozishan Prison. Li Xuegang, secretary of the Party Committee and warden of the prison, attended the activity and delivered a speech: “I hope all prisoners understand the good intentions of all sectors of society and the prison. We hope that the activity today can bring kindness and goodness to your heart and that you are willing to work hard in self-remoulding, determined to have a fresh start, thus contributing to the society and repaying your families.”
Zhou Zhijiang, deputy director of Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, and Yuan Chengxiang, member of the Party Committee and political commissar of Guizhou Jiaozishan Prison, attended the ceremony of traditional culture learning materials distribution.
At the opening ceremony, Zhong Zhong, president of the？Institute of Traditional Culture of Modesty of the Guiyang Confucius Academy, gave a lecture entitled “Liao-Fan’s Four Lessons”. Referring to the ancient stories on family instructions and real cases, the lecture focused on two major themes: “how to face the past” and “how to greet the future”, which touched the heart of the audience. The wonderful lecture won the praise of the policemen and prisoners on site.
It is reported that “Benevolence in Guizhou”, the traditional cultural charity event of Confucius Academy, is another cultural brand launched by Guiyang Confucius Academy. The series of charity activities, such as traditional cultural lectures, traditional cultural “Six Arts” experience, traditional cultural performances and exhibitions, will be carried out for special groups such as prisoners, left-behind children and the disabled, so as to care for the special groups, carry forward traditional culture and promote social harmony.
Leaders of Guizhou Prison Administration Bureau, Guiyang Confucius Academy, Guizhou Jiaozishan Prison and relevant institutions attended the opening ceremony.